[ per-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌpɛr əˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər /

adjective Cell Biology.

situated near or occurring around the nucleus.
pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the nuclear membrane.

Origin of perinuclear

First recorded in 1895–1900; peri- + nuclear

pronunciation note for perinuclear

See nuclear. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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